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Legal Editor The candidate will review and analyze caselaw to identify dispositional language, points of law, and determine precedential value to support company print and on-line legal research products. Quickly and accurately identify legal issues and determine the precedential impact to cases and statutes cited within opinions. Application of appropriate history and treatment letters/phrases based on approved guidelines. Meet or exceed production and quality requirements. Communicate legal and editorial knowledge to internal and external customers. Participate in training and professional development as required. Acquire general understanding of all editorial processes and how they impact legal analysis and our customers. Obtain jurisdictional specific knowledge and understanding of how these unique rules relate to editorial processes and policies as they pertain to team, unit and customers. Expand legal editing expertise to include processing opinions outside immediate unit. Increased level of understanding regarding customer needs and expectations through involvement in resolution of complex legal issues and customer calls. Perform additional tasks as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
A Juris Doctorate degree required. Should have strong analytical, legal research and writing skills. Must have effective reading comprehension skills and ability to quickly identify legal issues. Knowledge of appellate practice and history, blue book title and citation rules is needed. Must have experience in performing legal analysis. Should have demonstrated knowledge of LexisNexis products, databases and workflows.
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